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The en-suite is a little small but other than that the accomodation is pretty good! I live on the top floor and the roofs do get in the way a bit. All in all, it is some of the better accomodation in my opinion, 20 minute walk to the Uni up the hill isnt as bad as everyone says. Very close to town and right next to the sea. If you are lucky enough to get a sea view, can't really go wrong with this accomodation! Only reall issue is that there is no common room / lounge / social room for people to hang around in, just the tables and chairs in the kitchen.

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By Narippo
On 12th November 15

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Refurbished hall near Aberystwyth Uni

Low-cost hall with sea views!
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Most helpful review

The en-suite is a little small but other than that the accomodation is pretty good! I live on the top floor and the roofs do get in the way a bit. All in all, it is some of the better accomodation in my opinion, 20 minute walk to the Uni up the hill isnt as bad as everyone says. Very close to town and right next to the sea. If you are lucky enough to get a sea view, can't really go wrong with this accomodation! Only reall issue is that there is no common room / lounge / social room for people to hang around in, just the tables and chairs in the kitchen.

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By Narippo
On 12th November 15

Clarendon Information

Price from£99.93 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms109
CampusSeafront Residences
PostcodeSY23 2DG

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 24th May 16

Don't count on getting a room with a sea view as the majority of rooms either face towards the rear courtyard or the back road. I was unfortunately given a room facing the courtyard. The room is tiny, oddly shaped and barely gets any sun. Even when the window is closed (which is not often due to the heat) you can hear every single noise coming from outside; the door slamming every couple of minutes, the communal bins being moved, people talking. I'm on the 5th floor and I can hear people whispering on the ground floor. The en-suite bathroom would be nice if it wasn't for the fact it is tiny. My flatmate joked that you can pee in the loo, shower and brush your teeth at the sink all at the same time. The bathroom always seems slightly damp due to the rubbish ventilation, and because the shower curtains are too short, water always covers the floor and splashes into your bedroom through the gap under the bathroom door. Would not stay here again unless a sea view was guaranteed.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 19th April 16

Tiny prison block rooms with poorly furnished kitchens. Only worth it for the proximity to both the sea and the town.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 12th November 15

The en-suite is a little small but other than that the accomodation is pretty good! I live on the top floor and the roofs do get in the way a bit. All in all, it is some of the better accomodation in my opinion, 20 minute walk to the Uni up the hill isnt as bad as everyone says. Very close to town and right next to the sea. If you are lucky enough to get a sea view, can't really go wrong with this accomodation! Only reall issue is that there is no common room / lounge / social room for people to hang around in, just the tables and chairs in the kitchen.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 12th November 15

The toilets/showers at reading festival were more appealing. The walls remind me of youth club in year 6 but at least the Internet is decent and the view is great (yet if you don't have a seafront view you just stare at a wall)

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 10th November 15

Not worth the money. For the same rent if you really want to live in halls (I still think that private accommodation is much better), choose Rosser - better facilities, bigger room and shower. One of my windows was broken (I couldn't close it), so contacted uni staff in order to repair it. What did they do? Well, they have repaired my window so well that I couldn't open it for the next 4 months. Don't know how other halls at Seafront look like inside, but I would definitely NOT recommend Clarendon.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 10th November 15

Expensive, 'ensuites' are actually just cupboards, nice location to see the sea bit of a b**** for uni but you knew that when you signed up. Only social space is kitchen as no lounge so not overly fun unless you want to spend all day sat in each other's rooms. Wifi is pretty poor, it's eduroam after all what can you expect?

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th September 15

If you're lucky enough to get a sea view room then you will see the most beautiful sunsets of your life. The perfect location for nights out, normally takes 5-10 minuets to walk home (get a bus pass for daytime). The quality of the living space isn't too great in terms of comfort (only a kitchen with dining table) but the kitchen is modern with plenty of space. However bedrooms are nice and homely, and are always, constantly, warm! The en-suits reminds one of an aeroplane cabin, yet great for one's very own tiny steam room! Could do with better laundry facilities as there are only 4 washing machines for 400 residents, although there are two launderettes in town. Penglais hill is a killer but worth not living on campus as shopping is so much easier being near town.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th September 15

Slightly tired building, however is not a bad place to live for student halls.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 26th March 15

En suite and flatmates were the only positives. Looked like prision cell, super sensitive fire alarms, room checks once a term where you fail for things like a 'steamed mirror' , had a broken toilet seat for over five months before it was fixed, despite contacting them almost every week. Also no lift avalible to the floors due to it being broken during the floods.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 21st March 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 19th March 15

It's fab !!

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